Elmer Fletcher Vernon Sexton

5 April 1910–6 April 1986 (Age 76)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Elmer Fletcher Vernon

When Elmer Fletcher Vernon Sexton was born on 5 April 1910, in Indiana, United States, his father, Louis Richard Sexton, was 23 and his mother, Chloe Stockton, was 20. He married Helen Lightfoot Hase on 19 January 1928, in Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Point Township, Posey, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died on 6 April 1986, in Burr Oak, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Fletcher Vernon Sexton
1910–1986
Helen Lightfoot Hase
1913–1989
Marriage: 19 January 1928
Lester Sexton
1928–1997

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 January 1928
Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Melvin Sexton

    Male1907–1974Male

    Male1910–1986Male

    Reba L. Sexton

    Female1913–1989Female

    John L. Sexton

    Male1919–1989Male

    Dorothy Elizabeth Sexton

    Female1926–1989Female

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 3

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1931

Age 21

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a sexton or churchwarden, from Middle English sexteyn ‘sexton’ (Old French secrestein, from Latin sacristanus).2 Irish (Munster and midlands): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Seastnáin‘descendant of Seastnán, Seasnán’, a personal name meaning ‘bodyguard’, from seasuighim ‘to resist’, ‘to defend’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Fletcher V Sexton in household of Louis Sexton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Fletcher Sexton in household of Louis Sexton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fletcher Sexton in household of Louis Sexton, "United States Census, 1930"

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